Kashmiri grandma learning English wins hearts onlinetext_fields
New Delhi: A video clip showing a Kashmiri grandma learning English pulled up short many online yesterday.
The heat-warming clip for 37 seconds shows a wrinkly old woman practising English words.
As per a report in Indian Express, a young man was seen sitting beside her as she lisped words like "tomato, potato, garlic.
The old woman's spirit for learning sent positive vibes, luring hundreds to the video.
The video captioned "The circle of life" was shared by Syed Sleet Shah, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) from Jammu and Kashmir.
"They taught us how to talk when we were babies and how of the turntables! What is even more wholesome is that learning is a consistent process in life! " Syed Sleet Shah further said in the tweet.
Where most women her age are in low spirits from senile ailments, she gives a shot to learn English.
The old woman whose name is unknown speaks without inhibition, translating local words into English.
People poured out their hearts online admiring her accent, and one man said that English words sounded particularly adorable in her thick accent.
Another man online was taken to her pronouncing of the word "cat" and he said it was so Kashmiri and sounded good.
People dubbed her a "true student", whose passion for learning belies her age.
Her child-like focus and love for learning reminded many of their grandparents. Netizens wouldn't hesitate to wow at her infectious enthusiasm.
Along the same line, in February 2020, 107year-old Bhageerathi Amma from Kerala became inspiration after she passed Kerala government's literacy examination.
Scoring 74.5 per cent marks, she was deemed "literate" and after her demise, President Ramnath Kovind paid homage, calling her "an inspiration".